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Is Carbon Capture doomed to fail?

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06/07/2015

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is backed by governments and the International Energy Agency (IEA) as one of the best methods of reducing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and saving the planet from overheating. The problem is that despite this enthusiasm and the fact that CCS (also called carbon sequestration) is technically possible, it is not happening. It is cheaper and easier to ...

Best Maintenance Team for Biogas

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04/07/2015

Clarke Energy has achieved another prestigious award, attaining the best maintenance team at the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards (ADBA) for 2015. The awards ceremony was held on 1st July in Birmingham NEC. We would like to wish a huge congratulations to all our service engineers, we are delighted to win the award and really commend the high standards you have set. Clarke Energy has a ...

Coal investment is the most urgent climate threat

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06/07/2015

The future of coal has come under scrutiny from a perhaps unlikely source – the head of the organisation representing wealthy nations that relied on coal for 32% of electricity generation last year. Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), said the scale of new investments in “unabated” coal-fired ...

ECHA proposes 15 substances for authorisation

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03/07/2015

15 substances of very high concern (SVHCs) are recommended to be added to the REACH Authorisation List. These substances were prioritised from the Candidate List because they are used in high volumes and have widespread uses which may pose a threat to human health or the environment or can potentially be used to replace substances which are already on the Authorisation List. ECHA's sixth ...

Check Your Live Noise Data From Anywhere!

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06/07/2015

Responsive Design for Compatibility with Tablet Devices The Noise-Hub2 Community web portal is a browser based noise reporting platform for noise analysis allowing you to check your noise monitoring data in real-time using tablet devices. The portal is designed for ease of use. Once your monitor is configured to your secure portal account you gain instant access to live data from your ...

New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

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02/07/2015

Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey study looked at more than 50 years of data and found an average yearly shoreline change of 1.4 meters - or more than 4 1/2 feet - taking both beach erosion and expansion into account. ...

Biowaste Treatment System Goes Global

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03/07/2015

Suncombe announced this week the global release of the EDS+™ BioWaste Treatment System for biologically hazardous waste decontamination and growth media sterilisation. The systems, certified to ASME and ISO/EN standards, are now suitable for local standardisation and offer dual controls in the local language and English.    Following 5 years of successful internal and external ...

Join the Worldwide Wastewater Revolution

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06/07/2015

After some resounding successes in helping international customers manage their wastewater simply, efficiently and cost-effectively, Partech are on the look out for more international distributors. Partech is no stranger to the international market; after a focus on increasing their export business, Partech’s innovative and extremely reliable products have been making waves across Asia, ...

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